Salary: $45,143 - $66,628 per yr
Correctional Officers maintain and supervise inmates in state Correctional facilities in a controlled humane environment. This position may be at a Maximum Security Prison. Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. Positions allocated to this class, under close supervision of a higher officer, receive structured classroom and on-the-job training and perform most of the duties described in the series concept. This level provides for semi-automatic progression to the next higher level in this series upon satisfactory completion of the required twelve-month probationary period and approval of the appointing authority. Minimum qualification is to list 2 years of your most recent full time or equivalent work history. Work history can be part time or full time work, military or college experience after high school graduation. Make sure the FTE column on the right side of the work history section totals 2 years or greater. Although 2 years is the minimum qualification, please list your most recent 10 years of work history and any additional correctional officer related experience. 1 month to 3 months after your application has been verified you will be invited to a Physical Fitness testing date. If you pass all events then you will stay the remainder of the day to complete additional pre-hire activities to include background documents, a psychological test, an interview and drug test. All correspondence will be done through the NVAPPS notification system and the email address that you list on your application. Make sure you have your email settings set to accept email from the internet domain of "doc.nv.gov". Many systems will send doc email to a spam bin and that will keep you from receiving the invitations to test. In order to qualify as a Correctional Officer (CO): non trainee - Promote Day After Hire: - Minimum Bachelors in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Criminology or Administration of Justice, or - AA + 6 months of experience as CO or - One year of experience as a CO in Correctional facility, or - 5 years as a Police officer.
Announcement Number: 37590
Open to all qualified persons.
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.